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Clear Review offers a system that supports a more effective continuous performance management approach

Continuous Performance Management supplier notes sea-change as market moves from early adopters to early maturity

London, UK - Clear Review, a game-changing supplier of continuous performance management solutions, has successfully completed its first round funding with Mercia Technologies PLC. From its launch less than two years ago, Clear Review has seen growth in turnover of 170%, and an increase in customer numbers from 27 up to 84, including 9 in the USA and 21 signed in the last quarter. High profile users of Clear Review include Investors in People, Clydesdale & Yorkshire Banking Group, Aston Villa Football Club, Equality & Human Rights Commission, Newport City Council and the UK Supreme Court.

Mercia has invested £500,000 in Clear Review. Alistair Forbes, Investment Director and Head of Software & the Internet at Mercia said; “As forward thinking businesses move away from outdated annual performance reviews, Clear Review offers a system that supports a more effective continuous performance management approach. The company has demonstrated early success in its market by proving the concept of continuous performance management and building an impressive list of blue-chip clients. The company has a detailed product roadmap and growing customer list which we expect to continue as the funding provided will enable further development into new market segments.”

Listed on Disruptive HR’s Great HR Apps for 2018, Clear Review takes a completely new approach to performance management and the annual employee appraisal, turning it instead into continuous performance improvement. By providing an easy to use, intuitive and compelling app, managers and staff alike are keen to engage.

Stuart Hearn, Founder and CEO of Clear Review explained; “When we started out less than three years ago, the concept of continuous performance management was new and most of our clients were early adopters. The market is moving rapidly and we are now seeing early maturity and follower organisations embracing this methodology for increasing employee productivity and staff engagement.

“We are delighted to have secured this first round funding from Mercia Technologies who understand the issues we are addressing and the concept we are promoting. We are now poised to fast-track our growth, taking first mover advantage to gain significant market share.”

In 2018 Clear Review is looking to grow head count and is actively recruiting for roles across the business in the coming months.



About Mercia Techologies
Mercia is a national investment group focused on the funding and scaling of innovative businesses with high growth potential from the UK regions. Initially this is through Mercia’s managed funds then selectively scaling businesses through its own balance sheet capital. Mercia is able to provide the 'Complete Capital Solution,' offering a range of debt, venture and growth capital to UK SMEs.

For more information please visit: Merciatech

About Clear Review

Clear Review makes performance and development human and meaningful for employees and impactful for organisations.

Based on a combination of experience in performance management consulting, the latest research into employee performance and engagement, and what new approaches were being adopted by leading organisations Clear Review has developed solutions that enable:
• Regular, future-focused, performance and development conversations
• Continuous feedback
• Near-term goals that are reviewed regularly

Delivered via the Cloud, Clear Review aims to:
• Engage – with solutions that are easy to use, and add value
• Improve – 80% focused on performance improvement and 20% focused on measurement, to deliver business goals and support decisions
• Provide Insight – accurate data from engaged staff provides meaningful insight into the business.

For more information please visit: Clear Review

Editors Contacts
Stuart Hearn
Founder and CEO, Clear Review
+44 (0)20 3637 4489

Andreina West
PR Artistry
+44(0) 1491 845553

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